9 fashion mistakes to avoid on super cold winter days
Fashion trends take a backseat to frostbite warnings when temperatures feel like 15 to 30 below. Having said that, the layers you wear underneath can be beautifully wrapped in a colorful ADA Wrap Belt and accented with some easy to wear, soft leather ADA bracelets.
Dressing for temperatures that can feel below zero calls for the right tips to stay warm. Beware of layering up with the wrong wardrobe picks that could actually make you colder.
—-The wrong fabrics
Cotton is a material mistake because it absorbs moisture, whether sweat or snow, and retains it.
—-Too many socks
One pair of thick socks or two thin pairs is just fine. Too many layers can restrict your feet’s circulation, which can actually make your feet colder in the long run.
At temperatures of 15 to 30 below, unprotected skin makes you vulnerable to frostbite setting in within minutes. Wear gloves made of breathable fabrics that have a bit of air space at their tips for added insulation. Protect your face from the chilly wind with a thick scarf or a facemask.
Forgetting headwear in this chilly weather, means risking the loss of 60% of your body’s heat. Even a winter headband or a baseball cap will do.
Wearing high heels is an easy way to get frostbite in when it’s really cold out. If heels are an office must-have, sport winter boots during the commute and swap them out with heels when you get to work.
While a short jacket might be the more stylish choice, always opt for a long jacket when the temperature goes down. The more heat you can trap against your body – the better!
When it’s truly cold - stockings simply don’t cut it. Rely on thick tights or leggings for a maximum layer of protection with jeans or pants.
—-Caring about what you look like
When the temperatures are below 30 degrees, your comfort and health come first. Fashion be dammed and wear your out of style coat and warmest knit hat that doesn’t match your gloves. Create your own bold, and colorful style – while being safe and warm! . However, if you have the time to prepare and buy matching gloves and hats, and pretty ( yet warm ) layers underneath – color them up with ADA belts and jewelry!